Category Archives: aside
“Data Science” in this era, like “Cognitive Science” in the nineties, seems to be several intellectual neighborhoods in search of a city.
Apropos of this collaboration model thinking, I note that Doug Cutting is looking to “rock band” after all.
Content has been sparse here. I’ve been preoccupied with events out in the Big Room: I’ve taken on the role of Senior Computational Linguist at Quid, and my wife Dorothy and I are moving to Seattle. I’ll be returning to … Continue reading
So this happened: I said this over on Twitter, but it’s too good not to record again here: The alt-text suggests that Munroe’s EM draws Gods from a normal distribution. (A Gaussian!) (did you know there’s an entire website dedicated to … Continue reading
I’ve signed up for Bay to Breakers 2011 on Sunday. It’s the 100th Bay to Breakers race across San Francisco. I’m in Corral C (criterion: 12km under 90 minutes), which isn’t pushing too hard. Unfortunately, at least one of the … Continue reading
I’m interested in the International Quantitative Linguistics Association, but they seem fully-embedded in central Europe, and — unlike the Association for Computational Linguistics — they seem to have very few publications available outside a paywall. Anyone have any experience with … Continue reading
I’m learning about WordPress’s “asides”, which seem to be intermediate in design and size between a tweet and a full-on blog-post.